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About William Thompson & His Scalp About William Thompson & His Scalp

By Egetzschman
An item that has been part of OPL’s collection for more than 115 years is very interesting…
An item that has been part of OPL’s collection for more than 115 years is very interesting…
Archival Collection

World Stereoview Collection World Stereoview Collection

The 1,259 image world stereoview collection was given to Omaha Public Library by Charles Nelson Dietz.
The 1,259 image world stereoview collection was given to Omaha Public Library by Charles Nelson Dietz.
Archival Collection

Wagon Roads Wagon Roads

This unique source is a microfilm copy of papers from the office of the Secretary of the Interior relating to wagon roads from 1857-1887
This unique source is a microfilm copy of papers from the office of the Secretary of the Interior relating to wagon roads from 1857-1887
Archival Collection

Historic Omaha Newspapers Historic Omaha Newspapers

Historic Omaha newspapers stored in the 3rd-floor microfilm room at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library.
Historic Omaha newspapers stored in the 3rd-floor microfilm room at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library.
Archival Collection

Historic Local Maps Historic Local Maps

Maps of Omaha from the 1850s to 2000 and several Eastern Nebraska counties.
Maps of Omaha from the 1850s to 2000 and several Eastern Nebraska counties.
Archival Collection

Historic Bound Magazines & Newspapers Historic Bound Magazines & Newspapers

These bound magazines and newspapers can be found in the Nebraska Reference Collection.
These bound magazines and newspapers can be found in the Nebraska Reference Collection.
Archival Collection

Historic Quilt Blocks Historic Quilt Blocks

Quilt blocks designed by McKim Studios were in the Omaha World-Herald from the 1920's to the 1940's. OPL keeps copies of these patterns.
Quilt blocks designed by McKim Studios were in the Omaha World-Herald from the 1920's to the 1940's. OPL keeps copies of these patterns.
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